Tag Archives: fair

Hallway Torture

(This is a re-post for newer readers.) One of the toughest challenges we had as parents was regarding discipline. We wanted to be firm but loving and fair and for the consequences to be effective, age-appropriate, and child-specific. Unfortunately, it … Continue reading

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Hallway Torture

One of the toughest challenges we had as parents was regarding discipline. We wanted to be firm but loving and fair and for the consequences to be effective, age-appropriate, and child-specific. Unfortunately, it quickly became obvious that what is a … Continue reading

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In Remembrance

A friend and his two sons were part of a group of 250 Boy Scouts who devoted part of their day at local the national cemetary today to plant little flags on the graves of the many men and women … Continue reading

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Fifth Grader Creates A Video Game For His Blind Grandmother

When a fifth grader wanted to be able to share the video game fun for his beloved blind grandmother, he created one from scratch, and in the process won his school’s science fair. http://tinyurl.com/7v98wdm

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